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Emergency Supply Drive

Please donate emergency supplies

From September 5th through September 22nd please consider donating emergency supplies for emergency preparedness.

Items may be donated at any Alexandria Library Branch, and should be new versions of the items below:

Travel size bug spray & sunscreen
Rain ponchos
Hand warmers
Duct tape
Hand sanitizer
Garbage bags
Waterproof matches
Dust masks
First aid supplies

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Health & Nutrition |

TAGS: | Sustainability |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Mon, Apr 08 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Apr 09 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Apr 10 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Apr 11 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Apr 12 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Apr 13 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 14 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

Upcoming Events

Sat, Apr 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
The Barrett Branch is hosting an All We Can Save Circle open to all interested in sincere discussion centered on the climate crisis and for those seeking community rooted in wise and just solutions.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Apr 13, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us for a guided tour of trees in our Old Town neighborhood by the Virginia Master Naturalists. Registration required as space is limited. (Rain date: Sunday April 14, same time)
This event is full

Sun, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come play The Settlers of Catan with us! Registration needed.
Registration is now closed

Mon, Apr 15, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Make and take craft activities for ages 6+

Tue, Apr 16, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months

Thu, Apr 18, 11:00am - 11:40am
Today's story time celebrates our All Alexandria Reads theme:courage. Ages 2+

Thu, Apr 18, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Second Floor
Join Barrett Branch’s knitting and crochet group making items to donate.

Fri, Apr 19, 10:15am - 11:00am
Story Room
Build motor, language and social skills with your baby through songs, games, simple baby yoga and more. Just for babies ages 0-12 months and parents/caregivers--no older siblings please.

Sat, Apr 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Watercolor painting is not as scary as you may think! Come join us to explore this art medium. This free class taught by local artists will give you the tips to create! Registration required.
This event is full

Sat, Apr 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Second Floor
Come play Dungeons & Dragons. No experience necessary. Open to ages 8-13.
This event is full

Mon, Apr 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
First Floor
Make and take craft activities for ages 6+

Tue, Apr 23, 11:00am - 11:40am
First Floor
Songs, games, movement and more for ages 0-23 months